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Instant Pot Ramen Recipe: Homemade Delight

Written by: Emily Smith

This Instant Pot Ramen is my go-to comfort food. It's packed with flavor from the miso and soy sauce, and the toppings like boiled eggs and spinach add a fresh touch.

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Alright, here's the deal. I've got this amazing instant pot ramen recipe that's about to blow your taste buds away. Are you craving that umami-packed broth, perfectly cooked noodles, and all those delightful toppings? Say no more! This recipe is not only full of flavor but also incredibly straightforward to throw together. Intrigued? Stick around, you're going to love it.

Ingredients for Delicious Instant Pot Ramen

  • Chicken or vegetable broth: Adds depth of flavor and serves as the base for the broth in the ramen recipe.
  • Ramen noodles: The main ingredient in the dish, providing the hearty and comforting element to the ramen bowl.
  • Soy sauce: Brings a salty umami flavor to the broth, enhancing the overall taste of the ramen.
  • Miso paste: Adds a rich and savory taste to the broth, giving it a traditional and authentic ramen flavor.
  • Sesame oil: Infuses a nutty aroma and flavor to the broth, elevating the overall taste of the ramen.
  • Mushrooms: Provide a meaty texture and earthy flavor to the ramen, adding depth and complexity to the dish.
  • Boiled eggs: Adds protein and richness to the ramen, creating a satisfying and filling meal.
  • Baby spinach: Offers a pop of color and freshness to the ramen, balancing out the richness of the broth.
  • Green onions: Adds a mild onion flavor and a pop of color to the ramen, enhancing its visual appeal.
  • Nori sheets: Provides a salty and slightly sweet flavor, as well as a unique texture to the ramen bowl.

Essential Tools for Making Ramen in Your Instant Pot

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the broth and noodles quickly without compromising flavor.
  • Knife: Needed for slicing mushrooms, green onions, and preparing other ingredients for the recipe.
  • Cutting board: Provides a safe and stable surface for chopping vegetables and other ingredients.
  • Measuring spoons: Ensure accurate amounts of soy sauce, miso paste, and sesame oil are added for perfect flavor balance.
  • Tongs: Handy for removing boiled eggs from hot water and serving ingredients without damaging them.
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Instant Pot Ramen Recipe: Homemade Delight

This Instant Pot Ramen Recipe is a homemade delight that combines rich broth, tender noodles, and fresh toppings for a quick and satisfying meal.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 350 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients
  

Main Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 packs ramen noodles
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon miso paste
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 boiled eggs
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • Sliced green onions for garnish
  • Nori sheets for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In the Instant Pot, combine broth, soy sauce, miso paste, sesame oil, and mushrooms.
  • Close the lid, set the valve to sealing, and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Quick release the pressure and carefully open the lid.
  • Add the ramen noodles to the pot and cook on sauté mode for 3-4 minutes until noodles are cooked.
  • Serve the ramen in bowls, and top with sliced boiled eggs, baby spinach, green onions, and nori sheets.

Notes

This recipe is versatile and can be customized with your favorite toppings like corn, bamboo shoots, or even a dash of chili oil for some heat.

Nutrition

Calories: 350kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 12gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 1200mgPotassium: 300mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 500IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 80mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Instant Pot, Noodles, Ramen
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Tips for Prepping and Storing Instant Pot Ramen

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the broth and mushroom mixture as directed, but do not add the noodles.
  • Let the broth cool, then store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • When ready to serve, reheat the broth, add the noodles, and cook as instructed.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cool the broth completely before freezing.
  • Transfer the broth to a freezer-safe container or bag, leaving some room for expansion.
  • Freeze for up to 2-3 months.
  • Thaw the broth overnight in the refrigerator before reheating and adding the noodles.

Adding a splash of rice vinegar to the broth in this instant pot ramen recipe can enhance the overall umami flavor profile of the dish.

Common Questions About This Instant Pot Ramen Recipe

FAQ:
Can I use different types of noodles for this ramen recipe?
Yes, you can use different types of noodles like udon or rice noodles for a variation in the dish.
How can I make this ramen recipe vegetarian?
To make this recipe vegetarian, simply use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth and omit the boiled eggs.
Can I add other vegetables to this instant pot ramen?
Absolutely! Feel free to add any vegetables you like such as carrots, bok choy, or corn to customize your ramen bowl.
How long does it take to cook this ramen in the instant pot?
The cooking time for this ramen recipe in the instant pot is about 5 minutes on high pressure, with additional time for sautéing the noodles.
Can I make a larger batch of this instant pot ramen?
Yes, you can easily double or triple the ingredients to make a larger batch of this instant pot ramen recipe. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.

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